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An Overview of Biodiversity Informatics (by Stan Blum)

Natural Science Collections Alliance - Biodiversity Information. Includes a glossary of terms and a much larger set of links than contained here.

International & National Biodiversity Information Organizations

  • Biogeomancer


  • ENBI - European Network for Biodiversity Information

  • GBIF - Global Biodiversity Information Facility

  • ITIS - Integrated Taxonomic Information System

  • NCEAS - National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis

  • NESCent - National Evolutionary Synthesis Center

  • Naturserve - A network connecting science with conservation

  • NBII - National Biological Information Infrastructure

  • TDWG - Taxonomic Databases Working Group

Important Regional Biodiversity Informatics Projects

  • NMBCC- New Mexico Biodiversity Collections Consortium

  • MaPSTeDI - Mountains and Plains Spatio-Temporal Database Informatics Initiative

  • SEINet - Southwest Environmental Information Network

  • KU Bioinformatics - The Biodiversity Research Center at the University of Kansas

Other Biodiversity Informatics Projects at the University of New Mexico

  • CIPRES- Cyberinfrastructure for Phylogenetic Research

  • LTER Network - Long-term Ecological Research Network office

  • SEEK - Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge

Taxonomic-Group Specific Informatics Systems

  • MaNIS - Mammal Networked Information System

  • ORNIS - ORNithological Information System

  • HerpNet - Herpetology Network

  • FishNet